Emergency First Aid at Work

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Emergency First Aid







On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Understand their role in record keeping – recording accidents, RIDDOR, First Aid Kits, safe disposal of clinical waste and awareness of current regulations
  • Manage an emergency and act safely, promptly and effectively;
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries;
  • Administer practical first to casualties in a wide range of emergencies

Course Structure

The course is one day in duration and usually runs from 9.30am to 4.30pm

The main topics covered are:

  • Unconscious casualty treatment
  • Administering Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Dealing with serious bleeding and shock
  • Serious spinal Injury
  • Dealing with Choking casualties
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Anaphylactic shock

Course assessment

Students are continuously assessed throughout the day on their practical skills. On successful completion of the examination they will receive an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate and Wallet card which is valid for three years. They will also receive a downloadable first aid manual and regular e-mail video updates to keep their skills current.


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